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2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Wabash County?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jun 18, 2019


There were 23 offenders released on parole during 2018 that live in Wabash County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by SE Illinois News.

The data shows that 21 men and two women were released in Wabash County. Of the parolees, three were veterans, and the median age was 37. The youngest parolee was a 23-year-old man convicted of a property crime in 2016, and the oldest was a 66-year-old man convicted of a crime involving one or more weapons in 2016.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Freddie Ramirez. He was convicted of a crime against a person in 2002 when he was 21 years old. He is now 38.

Under state law, paroled offenders are still in legal custody of the IDOC, meaning they can be taken back to a correctional center at any time if the state has probable cause or a warrant.

The table below gives a breakdown of how many offenders were paroled in 2018 in each Wabash County municipality.

Municipality
Total 2018 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Keensburg
1
0%
0%
0%
Mount Carmel
22
0%
0%
50%

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